SHELBY - Bellevue made 6-of-7 shots from the foul line in the fourth quarter on Friday in a winning effort over Shelby in Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division action.
Trey Ruhlman made all four of his free throws in the fourth as the Redmen held off Shelby 56-55.
Shelby (4-2, 1-2 SBC Lake Division) led by three after three quarters of action, but Bellevue fought back to earn the win and improve to 4-2 (2-1 SBC Lake)
Brady Hill scored five points and Uriah Schwemley added four in the first quarter as the Whippets took a 15-12 lead.
Schwemley, who finished with 17 points, was shut down in the second quarter as the Redmen played Shelby even during the quarter.
Kayden Vogel scored all five of his points in the second for Bellevue as the Redmen went into the half down 24-21.
Jake Waskialis scored six of his 14 points in the third as Bellevue once again tied Shelby in offensive production during the third quarter as both teams scored 16 points apiece.
Tanner Stephens dropped in three baskets, finishing with eight points in the game, during the third quarter for Shelby.
Chase Eisenhauer buried a key 3-pointer in the fourth for Bellevue and Ruhlman scored ten of his 18 in the final period for the win.
Bellevue will host Margaretta on Saturday while the Whippets will pllay at Sullivan Black River.